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Maker(s) &
Production:

New Hall Porcelain Factory, factory, England, Staffordshire, Shelton, Hanley, .

Production
Note:

The cup and saucer may not have been together initially as the rim of the saucer is not gilded. See notes. The pattern is transfer-printed and the water painted in by hand

Category:

hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Name(s):

tea bowl and saucer
cup and saucer

Date:

circa 1790 1795

School/Style:

Chinese

Description(s):

hybrid hard-paste porcelain transfer-printed underglaze in blue with 'Malayan Village' or 'Trench Mortar' pattern, and gilt
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, transfer-printed and painted underglaze in blue, and gilt. Circular teabowl with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. Decorated on the ouside with a continuous Chinese landscape known as 'Malayan Village' or 'Trench Mortar' pattern, and with a gold band round the rim. On the inside there is a central cloud (?) and below the rim, a border of scale and diaper pattern, C-scrolls, leaves, and half flowers. The circular saucer has curved sides and stands on a footring. It is decorated en suite with the pattern in the middle surrounded by the border, and on the outside of the ede with a pale yellowish brown band.

Technique(s):

transfer printing; decoration
painting; decoration; in blue
gilding; decoration; in blue
glazing; whole; presumed lead-glaze

Material(s):

hybrid hard-paste porcelain; whole
cobalt-blue; decoration; ceramic printing pigment
glaze; whole; presumed lead-glaze
gold; decoration

Technique
Description:

hybrid hard-paste porcelain, transfer-printed and hand-painted underglaze in blue, and gilt

Dimension(s):

height, cup, 5 cm, cm
diameter, cup, 8.3, cm
height, saucer, 3.5, cm
diameter, saucer, 12.8, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 2009; Keynes, W. M., Dr.

Provenance:

unknown before donor, W.M. Keynes, MD, FRCS (1924-2009), Cambridge

Notes:

The saucer was matched by the executors with a teabowl of a different pattern as I K 5. The teabowl with matching pattern was I K 1

Acquisition Credit:

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Inscription(s):

label; on saucer; hand-written in turquoise ink; I.K.5; circular white paper stick-on label; Executors' number
label; on cup; hand-written in turquoise ink; I.K.1; circular white paper stick-on label; Executors' number

Alternative
Number(s):

entry form number; 1027; The Fitzwilliam Museum; 2009-07-24

Documentation:

Preller, Patricia. 2003. A Partial Reconstruction of the New Hall Pattern Book.Bude: p. 136
Ref. p. 136, blue printed patterns on hard-paste, unnumbered, 'Trench Mortar', shown on a plate

Godden, Geoffrey A.. 2004. New Hall Porcelains.Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Clubp. 302
Cf. p. 302, pl. 276 a teapot stand with the same version of the pattern, dated c. 1790-95

Accession:

Object Number: C.11 & A-2010
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 176664; input: 2010-05-24; modified: 2013-12-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/176664





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